Growing Lemon Habanero Pepper Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Capsicum Chinense
- Other Names: Habanero Lemon Pepper
- Days to Maturity: 90 days
- Hardiness Zone: 9-11
- Planting Depth: 1/4”
- Plant Spacing: 18-24”
- Row Spacing: 2’
- Growth Habit: Compact, upright
- Soil Preference: Moist, well-draining
- Temp Preference: 75℉
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Pests/diseases: Cutworm, flea beetle, aphids
- Color: Yellow
- Flavor: Hot
Lemon Habanero Pepper Growth Habits:
Lemon Habanero Pepper plants grow to 24 inches tall and wide. They are fairly compact in size. Habanero plants produce the most peppers when temperatures are at their hottest. Peppers will start off green and then turn to yellow. Skin will be thin and wrinkled. This is a sign they are ready to harvested.
Various Uses for Lemon Habanero Pepper:
Lemon Habanero Peppers can be eaten fresh, dried, frozen, or pickled. Use caution when handling these peppers, and consider wearing gloves. This is a great pepper variety to add extreme spice to salsas, sauces, and curries.
Lemon Habanero Pepper Benefits:
Spicy lemon habanero peppers have been shown to lower cholesterol, reduce blood pressure, and fight weight gain. In the garden chili peppers are mutually beneficial planted alongside tomatoes and chives.
Lemon Habanero peppers date back to biblical times.
Seeds Per Package:
- 1 oz - Approximately 6,800 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 27,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 108,000 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 544,000 Seeds